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Cultures & Cuisines Represents a Celebration of Traditional Farming, Markets, Foods, and the Communities of Europe, the Middle East, and Asia
    SEATTLE, WA, March 23, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- TCS & Starquest Expeditions, the world leader in private jet travel, is calling all culinary connoisseurs , foodies, and cultural anthropologists for the upcoming Cultures & Cuisines expedition. The innovative journey studies the longstanding culinary traditions of eight destinations and the impact on human history and cultures across the globe.

"Sharing a meal together unites families and communities," stated Shelley Cline, President of TCS & Starquest Expeditions. "This itinerary explores how the ingredients available in a particular region have shaped our food choices and in turn transformed culture."

Beginning and ending in Reykjavik, Iceland, the 19-day itinerary whisks passengers by private jet to discover Budapest, India, China, Vietnam, Oman, Greece, and France. Incredible culinary experiences await and present many opportunities such as pressing olive oil in Crete and visiting Mei Jia Wu Tea Plantation, home of the area's famed Dragon Well tea, to observe how it is dried and processed.

During the expedition renowned art historian Charles Doherty and Gastronomica's editor in chief Darra Goldstein will season the journey with fascinating information and insights about the cultures and destinations visited. TCS & Starquest's world-class expedition staff will take care of everything else, ensuring that every aspect of the trip is relaxing and hassle-free.

Cultures & Cuisines takes place September 17 - October 5, 2012 and is limited to just 76 guests. The expedition is priced from $59,950 - $67,950 per person, double occupancy. To make a reservation, request a brochure or for more information please call 1-800-454-4149 or visit

About TCS & Starquest Expeditions:
For more than twenty years, TCS & Starquest Expeditions has operated over 200 innovative journeys to legendary places by private jet, with an emphasis on in-depth educational experiences and highly personalized services. TCS & Starquest Expeditions is also committed to enhancing the environmental, social, economic, and educational conditions of the places and people visited. TCS & Starquest Expeditions is a part of the TUI Travel Group of companies, the world's leading international leisure travel organization.

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